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City of Toronto is warning residents to be cautious about private companies offering door-to-door free water testing

An Aug. 29, 2014 CBC article is entitled: “Lifetime Water Systems sales pitch after free test frustrates residents: The test is free, but what residents aren’t told is that it is followed by a water filter sales pitch.” The article notes: The city has placed a warning notice on its website, including a fact sheet about […]

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Beware of energy scammers going door to door

Updates Please Note: Additional updates are at: Scams and scamming updates and related topics An April 12, 2013 article in The Toronto Star begins with the following headline: “Ontario cracks down on door-to-door water heater sales.” The subhead reads: “Province to introduce legislation to increase cool-off period for consumers who are approached by aggressive sales […]

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Mr. Putin (2015) illustrates that story management is possible even in the absence of evidence-based biographical details

Mr. Putin (2015) illustrates that story management is possible even in the absence of evidence-based biographical details In a previous post, I’ve discussed the Story of Mississauga, which I’ve been following since January 2017. The project is driven by a focused approach toward heritage management. The Story of Mississauga is concerned, as well, with community […]